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Energy Secretary: Senate Confirmation Delays Leave Science Team Shorthanded

Five key positions are unfilled, Moniz says.

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The VA Is One Step Closer to Getting a New Leader

Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee approves Robert McDonald's nomination to lead the scandal-plagued department.

The Border Surge: Is It a 'Crisis' or Not?

Republicans are on a mixed-messaging binge over how best to describe the buildup at the border.

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South Texas Border Patrol agents provide security in the Rio Grande Valley in September.

Both Parties Looking to Pare Down Obama's Border Funding

Senate Democrats propose to cut $1 billion from the president's request; House Republicans are expected to unveil an even deeper cut.

Cutting Red Tape Could Prove Lucrative for Agencies

To incentivize efficiency, Rep. Tom Latham, R-Iowa, wants to link budgets to improvements in operations.

Obamacare's Road Back to the Supreme Court

With one big loss and one big win on the same day, Obamacare may be headed back to the high court.

Judge Uses Domino's Pizza to Explain Obamacare Exchanges

Buried in today's ruling in favor of Obamacare subsidies is the perfect way to explain the case to people who aren't riveted by health care policy.

 President Barack Obama speaks on the economy at the Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas.

Obama's Immigration Choices Will Define the Fate of Both Parties

Republican presidential contenders could face a difficult choice between infuriating primary voters and permanently alienating Hispanic voters.

Americans Have Some Awful Ideas About Fixing Congress

Gallup recently asked more than 1,000 Americans "What is the most important thing you would recommend be done to fix Congress?"

Nextgov Lois Lerner's emails were destroyed when her hard drive was destroyed, IRS has said.

IRS Seeks to Destroy More Hard Drives -- The Right Way This Time

Agency is also ‘refreshing employees’ awareness’ of existing policies, documents say.

The ornament laden White House Christmas tree is seen in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013.

Yes, the Search for the White House Christmas Tree Has Already Begun

Tree growers descend on southwest Michigan this week to choose which farm will provide the White House with its Christmas tree.

Republicans Prep Funding to Keep Government Open Through Election Day

It looks like the fiscal 2015 appropriations process is already dead.

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